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Curriculum change supported

Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung today welcomed the Baptist University’s move to incorporate national security education in their curriculum, saying it is educators’ duty to promote national security education.   Making the remarks today, Mr Yeung said: “I think this is in accordance to the National Security Law because Article 10 requires all the schools including universities to promote national security education in their schools.”   He added that he believes the higher education institutions are adopting their own approaches in this cause.   “Our requirement is for all these educational institutions to follow the Hong Kong National Security Law, the requirements under the Article 10.”   When asked about a teacher’s comment concerning an athlete’s attire during an Olympic competition, Mr Yeung stressed that the whole community should support the Hong Kong team in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.   “So far I think the relevant persons have already made a clarification about

National Security Law forum set

The Department of Justice will hold a forum on the National Security Law on July 5, bringing together legal experts and academics to discuss the application and interpretation of the security law.   The National Security Law was promulgated and took effect on June 30, 2020, and has been implemented for almost a year. The Security Brings Prosperity forum aims to enhance understanding and awareness of it.   The legal forum comprises a series of keynote speeches given by distinguished speakers and three panel discussions that will examine the substantive and procedural aspects of the National Security Law and deliver a comparative study of national security laws of other jurisdictions.   The forum will be held online. Click here for details and the live webcast arrangements.
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